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19 Jun 2017 chester_zoo

New Chester Zoo “Stampede” will raise money for endangered elephants

Join Chester Zoo’s new ‘Summer Stampede’ on World Elephant Day, Saturday, August 12. Are you up to the tusk?

New event will fund research into vaccine for deadly virus threatening Asian elephants

The new event aims to raise money for the zoo’s Never Forget campaign, which funds vital research into a vaccine for a deadly virus called elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus (EEHV), that affects young elephants around the world, both in zoos and in the wild.

Rose Gelder from the zoo’s fundraising team says the day promises to be a fantastic celebration in support of a hugely important cause.

Read Chester Zoo “Stampede” Press Release

This is a FREE drop-in session (normal zoo admission applies)

When? Saturday August 12th

Where? Elephant boardwalk from 10am-11.30pm

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World Elephant Day

World Elephant Day